Robert Edward FOSTER

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FOSTER, Robert Edward

Service Number: NX37481
Enlisted: 27 June 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/30th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Sydney, NSW, Australia, 18 August 1915
Home Town: North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales
Died: Presumed, Malaya, 15 January 1942, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Kranji War Cemetery
No known grave; (CWGC) Official Commemoration - Memorial Location: Column 132. Also another Memorial at North Sydney NSW.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Singapore Memorial Kranji War Cemetery

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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN NX37481
27 Jun 1941: Involvement Private, SN NX37481, 2nd/30th Infantry Battalion, Malaya/Singapore
27 Jun 1941: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX37481, 2nd/30th Infantry Battalion
27 Jun 1941: Enlisted Private, SN NX37481, 2nd/30th Infantry Battalion, Paddington, NSW, Australia
27 Jun 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX37481, 2nd/30th Infantry Battalion
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Malaya/Singapore, POW (Missing Person): 15/02/1942, Fate: Missing - Believed deceased (Officially Presumed) AWM - POWS' & Missing Persons.
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX37481, 2nd/30th Infantry Battalion

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